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Remember When for the week of 7/17/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO.............1938

    Plumas County Clerk John Donnenwirth will assist voters who cannot leave their jobs during courthouse office hours to register by taking care of them at his Quincy home from six o'clock p.m. until eight o'clock p.m. on weeknights.

    Plumas County currently has 3935 registered voters to date: 2551 Democrats, 1248 Republicans, 11 Socialists, 3 Townsend, 118 declined to state and 4 miscellaneous.

50 YEARS AGO......1963

    Final approval has been given for a federal appropriation of $16,500 with county matching funds to construct an addition to the administration building at the Plumas County fairgrounds in Quincy.

    Plumas County's budget for the new fiscal year is $3,603,231. The budget last year was $3,487,069, a difference of $ 16,162.00.

25 YEARS AGO.......1988

    After two days of recounting ballots cast for Plumas County Superior judge and finding no change in nine precincts, Superior County judge candidate Roger Settlemire stopped the recount that he requested. He was 15 votes

short of an outright victory and will still face a runoff election against Quincy attorney David Adrian.

10 YEARS AGO......2003

    Forty-first annual Gold Diggers Day events will be held in Greenville this weekend.

    Five local Sierra Pacific Industries workers were chosen to be photographed for the 2004 Chevrolet catalog. Shane Thompson, Peter Masters, Tommy Potilla, Carol Robbins and Mike Gent were chosen and posed for the photo in front of a large log pile.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

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